MUTTS ON THE MOUNTAIN | SAT., SEPT. 3, 2016

Give your pooch the chance to get his paws dirty! It’s time to get muddy with man’s best friend at Mutts on the Mountain on Saturday, September 3, 2016. This event is the canine version of Seven Springs’ super-popular mud run. That’s right, now even your dog can enjoy the challenge of Mud On The Mountain! We have designed a special 5k and 1-mile course that keeps both dogs and their humans in mind. You and Fido will take on up to 16 obstacles while slogging through every pup’s favorite: MUD!

MUTTS ON THE MOUNTAIN RULES AND RESTRICTIONS

  • Only one dog per human participant (participant must be at least 18 years of age).
  • Additional dogs may be registered, but must have accompanying human participant (accompanying participant must be age 13 or older).
  • Event registration ends on Wednesday, August 31, 2016
  • All dogs must be leashed. Leashes cannot be retractable and cannot exceed 8 ft in length
  • All dogs must have rabies certificate on file before the race
  • You must pick up after your dog
  • We strongly recommend that dogs are on a harness rather than a collar
  • All dogs must wear a collar with a clearly identifiable tag
  • Positive reinforcement is encouraged to get your dog around the course. If your dog is having problems with an obstacle, then we advise you to avoid it.
  • The most important thing is that the dogs and humans enjoy the challenge. If your dog becomes anxious or stressed in any way we reserve the right to remove your dog from the course.
  • We advise that dogs do not eat their morning meal before the challenge but are given food afterwards.
  • For more information please check our FAQs page.

5K Obstacles

  1. Worm Hole - Send your dog through these dog tunnels.
  2. Clint's Mini Dog Hurdles - Your dog can now jump over short 6 inch or 18 inch hurdles named after our favorite manager.
  3. Teeter - Dog sized see saw with two different sizes for your dog to try.
  4. Bent Bridge - Send your dog up and over this A-Frame obstacle.
  5. Tahoe Trot - A short jaunt through our very own Lake Tahoe
  6. Pile O Logs - Not the pile you see in your backyard but a pile of small logs for you and your dog to scamper over.
  7. Granite Scamper - A walk through the forest which will surely give your dog a work out.
  8. Sprinklerville - Try and get through this plethora of sprinklers as you and your dog make your way over a very muddy trail.
  9. Ramp It Up - Jump off these ramps that challenge your pets fear of heights.
  10. Cork Screw - A winding downhill trail, yes the good news is it is downhill.
  11. Balance Smalance - What kind of balance does your dog have? Try one of these different balance obstacles.
  12. National Velvet - Yes just like the movie with Elizabeth Taylor. Let your dog think it is a horse for one obstacle.
  13. Bath Time - This is a tough obstacle. Will your dog run through a wall of suds? We are betting not, but it will be fun to watch!
  14. Sand Box - Walk your dog through our sand box. Let their nose do the work and maybe they will find one of the buried treasures. Go over the fence to exit the sand box.
  15. Table Top - Up the ramp and onto the table. Stop for a second and make your way back down the other side.
  16. Hydrant Serpentine - Finish strong by running through this fire hydrant weave.

1-Mile Obstacles

  1. Worm Hole - Send your dog through these dog tunnels.
  2. Clint's Mini Dog Hurdles - Your dog can now jump over short 6 inch hurdles named after our favorite manager.
  3. Pile O Logs - Not the pile you see in your backyard but a pile of small logs for you and your dog to scamper over.
  4. Sprinklerville - Try and get through this plethora of sprinklers as you and your dog make your way over a very muddy trail.
  5. Balance Smalance - What kind of balance does your dog have? Try one of these different balance obstacles.
  6. National Velvet - Yes just like the movie with Elizabeth Taylor. Let your dog think it is a horse for one obstacle.
  7. Bath Time - This is a tough obstacle. Will your dog run through a wall of suds? We are betting not, but it will be fun to watch!
  8. Sand Box - Walk your dog through our sand box. Let their nose do the work and maybe they will find one of the buried treasures. Go over the fence to exit the sand box.
  9. Table Top - Up the ramp and onto the table. Stop for a second and make your way back down the other side.
  10. Hydrant Serpentine - Finish strong by running through this fire hydrant weave.

Seven Springs In the Community

Seven Springs is proud to be an economically vital and compassionate part of our community. We support out local charities that work to improve the quality of life for our neighbors and out communities.

Over the past five years, Seven Springs has supported and developed relationships throughout the local community, including Somerset, Fayette, and Westmoreland counties, as well as the Pittsburgh region. Seven Springs Mountain Resort supports many non-profit and civic organizations through considerable charitable and community efforts, specifically charitable giving, merchandise and ticket donations, and volunteer efforts.

Giving Back

Seven Springs directly participates in and supports a number of important initiatives. For instance, since 2006, the resort has contributed to 1,104 community organizations ranging from:

  • Toys For Tots
  • Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • The American Red Cross
  • Special Olympics
  • The Salvation Army
  • Samuel Hicks Memorial Fund
  • The Girl Scouts of Western PA
  • The Boy Scouts of America
  • Boarding for Breast Cancer
  • The Children's Home of Pittsburgh
  • Scholarship Programs
  • The Humane Society of Somerset County
  • The United Way of the Laurel Highlands
  • and Many More!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Must be 13+ years of age

 

*Registration for Mutts on the Mountain closes on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

Mutts on the Mountain

Saturday, September 3, 2016

5K Course

First Runner (Age 18+) With One Dog

  • Now - Aug. 1 | $45
  • Aug. 1- 31 | $55

Additional Runner (age 13+) With Same Dog

  • Now - Aug. 1 | $20
  • Aug. 1- 31 | $25

1-Mile Course

First Runner (Age 18+) With One Dog

  • Now - Aug. 1 | $35
  • Aug. 1- 31 | $45

Additional Runner (age 13+) With Same Dog

  • Now - Aug. 1 | $15
  • Aug. 1- 31 | $20

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